How to Choose an HVAC Company You Can Rely On

If you’ve been putting off choosing an HVAC company because you aren’t sure which one to pick, it’s time to work through the issue and decide. With summer right around the corner, now is the perfect time to establish ties with a company and schedule preventative maintenance. That might help prevent any equipment failures this summer that will temporarily leave you without air conditioning in the sweltering heat. How do you know which company would be a good fit for…

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Ways to Improve Air Quality in Your Home and Increase Overall Home Comfort

Your home should be your sanctuary away from the craziness of the world around you. But if you’re dealing with issues like stale air, mold, and malfunctioning equipment, your home is likely adding to your stress level. With a few simple steps, you can increase the comfort of your home and make it the relaxing oasis it should be. Improve Air Quality Even if you don’t notice anything off about the air quality in your home, you might benefit from…

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Preparing Your Home for Spring

Summer and winter get all the attention when it comes to heating, ventilation and cooling units. But when nicer weather is arriving during spring, you can take a couple of steps to make your home more comfortable. Schedule A Check-Up Check-ups are an important part of preventative maintenance, whether it’s for your teeth, your health, or your HVAC system. By spotting a small issue now, you can avoid an expensive problem later. And it can ensure that your equipment is…

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Air Duct Cleaning: What is it and Why Does it Matter?

With most regular home maintenance tasks like mowing the grass, cleaning the carpets, or cleaning the windows, you can easily tell when those things need to happen. The signs are much less obvious for things like air duct cleaning, unless there’s a big problem. However, regularly maintaining your air ducts by cleaning them at least every 3 to 5 years is critical to your indoor air quality and the well-being of your HVAC system. If it’s been a while since…

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Benefits of Whole-House Air Purification

A whole-house air purification system from Jennings Heating and Cooling… Helps Relieve Allergy & Asthma Symptoms Allergies and asthma is often triggered by the presence of dust and pollen. An air purification system would help eliminate these from your home and create a more comfortable environment for those in your household who suffer from allergies and asthma. Fosters a Cleaner, Better-Smelling Home Environment Unlike outdoor air that is well ventilated, indoor air easily becomes stale. Smoke and other odors only…

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The Importance of Dehumidifiers in Your Home

You may have heard people say that they have a humidifier or dehumidifier in their home, and now you’re wondering if you need one, too. But which is right for your home? And is it really necessary? The Truth About Humidity in the Home On a hot and humid day, it’s nearly impossible to feel completely comfortable. But the effects of humidity inside the home are a little less obvious to some people. When your home has an excess of…

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Important Reasons to Clean Your Air Ducts

Beyond the simple fact that dust collects in air ducts and things that are dusty need cleaned, air ducts can be a host for a number of things far more problematic than dust. From keeping your house free of dust to keeping allergies at bay, there are a number of reasons why keeping your air ducts clean is so important. Allergies & Asthma Circulating contaminants such as dust, dander, and pollen can trigger allergy and asthma reactions. It’s uncomfortable enough…

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Take Steps to Reduce Exposure to VOCs

VOCs, or volatile organic compounds, are compounds that have the potential to become harmful vapors or gases. VOCs are released from burning fuel and from many consumer products such as: Cleaning solutions and disinfectants Paint and paint thinner Air fresheners Aerosol sprays Pesticides Stored fuels and automotive supplies Wood preservatives Hobby supplies (glues, paints, and varnishes) If you have a wood burning fireplace, have painted your house recently, or use any cleaning solutions around the house (among a number of…

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Thermostat Settings for Home Comfort

It may feel like you’re in a constant battle over your thermostat, whether it’s not knowing what temperature it should be at different points throughout the day, or knowing what it should be but dealing with other people in your household who have different ideas about the temperature. There’s always somewhat of a disconnect between what temperatures will keep your energy bills low and what temperatures will keep you the most comfortable. At Jennings Heating and Cooling, it’s our goal…

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How to Best Prepare for the Cool Weather Ahead

Wow! This summer just seemed to fly by, and with the mild temps as of late it seems fall is eager to come on the scene. The cooler weather has people thinking about the coming heating season and many are already calling us to have their heating equipment cleaned and checked to ensure it’s running properly before the first big drop in temperature. Remember to schedule your furnace tune-up soon to make sure you aren’t left out in the cold…

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